Man accused of stalking teenage social media star arrested in Pennsylvania

(WXYZ) - A Michigan man is behind bars after police in Pennsylvania say he drove nine hours to stalk a teenager – beginning on social media.

The man arrested is 30-year-old Michael Leib of Plymouth

According to Leib began a nearly 600 mile journey to just outside Philadelphia to visit a teenager who is said to have hundreds of thousands of followers on social media and, they say, Leib was not invited.

Police in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania - about 20 miles outside Philadelphia - say the 30-year-old Leib is behind bars for stalking a teenager on social media.

Investigators also say Leib drove nine hours and showed up on the doorsteps to the teen’s home.

Police say Leib, who also went by the name Michael Dombrowski on social media, sent messages to the teen’s family.

At one point, according to police, Leib stated he was taken with their son.

Leib was lured back to the home using the teenager’s social media account and then arrested by police.

Police say this is a reminder to parents to monitor you child’s online social media presence.

Leib remains behind bars in a Delaware County jail. He’s being held on a $20,000 bond.

Next week he is expected to face a judge on stalking charges.

Michael Leib’s parents gave me a number to their attorney in Pennsylvania and we’ve left a message with him.

The family says they do not believe the charges against their son.

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